CMR Institute Wins 4th Annual LTEN Excellence Award in the Industry Partnership Category

Roanoke, VA [June 13, 2018]— The LTEN Excellence Awards is an annual competition that celebrates the people, companies and industry partners demonstrating ahead-of-the-curve thinking in training and development initiatives, learning technology, content development and delivery, and leadership within the life sciences. CMR Institute, the leading provider of unbiased and relevant sales and leadership training for life science professionals, is nominated in the Industry partnership category. The panel’s considerations for nomination include the creation of superior customized off-the-shelf learning content and work, either via whole or partially outsourced services, content development and delivery or training, in support of an organization’s learning and development function.

CMR’s submission for recognition of excellence highlighted a partnership with a mid-sized pharmaceutical company that achieved significant return on investment. The program created addressed two critical challenges: how to develop a top-performing sales team and how to keep them. With a 10% decrease in turnover rate and a 20% increase in average sales rankings, CMR’s eLearning program addressed and exceeded the challenges faced by this company.

To be considered, suppliers and practitioners submit learning initiatives and training content for recognition of excellence. The finalists are chosen by a judging panel of thought leaders and experts in the field of life sciences training. Of the nominated finalists, one industry leader is chosen as the winner of the LTEN Excellence Award in each given category.

We are honored to have been selected as a leader in our field for the Industry Partnership category. The winners were announced on Wednesday, June 13th at the 47th annual LTEN Conference Excellence Awards Ceremony.

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About CMR Institute Through our extensive blended learning library CMR helps pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic professionals maximize market access, connect effectively with decision makers, and demonstrate the value of their products and services. Founded by a team of visionary physicians and healthcare companies in 1966, CMR Institute educates 12,000 professionals annually in 35 countries and provides services to more than 75 of the leading life science companies worldwide.

About LTEN

The Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network ( is the only global 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization specializing in meeting the needs of life sciences learning professionals.  LTEN shares the knowledge of industry leaders, provides insight into new technologies, offers innovative solutions and communities of practice that grow careers and organizational capabilities. Founded in 1971, LTEN has grown to more than 1,900 individual members who work in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies, and industry partners who support the life sciences training departments.

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